Five Indians among new partners at Goldman Sachs

Five Indians among new partners at Goldman Sachs
Five Indians among new partners at Goldman Sachs

NEW YORK:  Goldman Sachs has appointed 84 partners, including five persons of Indian origin, with effect from January 1, 2017.

Out of the 84 partners, five are of Indian origin, including one woman partner Nishi Somaiya, other four being Kenneth Castelino, Maheshwar Saireddy, Gopi Parameswaran and Tejas Shah.

“These appointments recognise some of the firm’s most senior professionals and acknowledge their commitment to our franchise, people, culture and values,” Goldman Sachs Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Lloyd C Blankfein said.

“They will become partners of the firm as of January 1, 2017, the start of our next fiscal year,” Goldman Sachs said.

Of the five Indian partners, London-based Castelino is the global head of Interest Rate Products and Mortgage Strats. He earned a PhD in nanotechnology from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2006 and a BTech in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras in 2000.

Somaiya joined Goldman Sachs in 2001 as an analyst on the Leveraged Finance team in London. She was named managing director in 2011. She holds a BA in Politics, Philosophy & Economics from the University of Oxford, Queen’s College, in 2001 and is a CFA charterholder.

Saireddy joined Goldman Sachs in 2008 as a vice-president and was named managing director in 2010. Mahesh earned an MBA in Finance from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, in 2001 and a B.Tech in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.

Gopi Parameswaran is the global head of the Model Risk Management (MRM) Group, who was named managing director in 2010. Gopi earned a PhD in Physics from the Boston University and a Bachelor of Technology in Telecommunications Engineering from IIT Madras.

Shah is co-head of US Equity Volatility Trading. He joined Goldman Sachs in 2000 and was named MD in 2010. Tejas earned a BS in Physics and Economics from the University of Michigan in 2000. (AGENCIES)

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